May 12, 2021

Hero MotoCorp retails 14 lakh two-wheelers this festive season



The nation’s largest two-wheeler maker
Hero MotoCorp offered greater than 14 lakh items of bikes and scooters, in retail gross sales through the simply concluded festive season, thereby gaining market share and strengthening its management within the native market.

“Regardless of the extreme disruptions on account of the Covid-19 this yr, the nice retail off-take through the 32-day competition interval – unfold between the primary day of
Navratra and the concluding day after
Bhai Duj – was 98% of the festive season volumes offered by the Firm within the earlier yr (2019) and 103% in comparison with the identical interval in 2018”, Hero MotoCorp mentioned in a press release.

Good off-take through the festive season enabled Hero MotoCorp to scale back the car stocks at its dealerships to lower than 4 weeks. The corporate mentioned that is the bottom ever post-festive stock.

Hero MotoCorp’s competition season retails have been pushed by the robust efficiency of its fashionable fashions throughout segments, together with the 100cc Splendor+ and HF Deluxe, 125cc bikes Glamour and Tremendous Splendor and the Xtreme 160R and the XPulse vary within the premium section. The Glamour in its BS-VI avatar continues to achieve volumes in new markets. The festive season additionally witnessed robust buyer choice for Destini and Pleasure scooters, leading to excessive double-digit progress for the 2 fashions, Hero mentioned.

The assertion added, “Hero MotoCorp has continued to consolidate its market share within the home two-wheeler market because the resumption of plant operations and retail gross sales in early Could. Hero MotoCorp’s market share has grown by greater than 500 bps within the month of October.”

Hero mentioned the information on the fast growth of Covid-19 vaccines is more likely to allow a quicker rebound of the worldwide financial system within the coming months. Moreover, the constructive forecast by the Worldwide Financial Fund (IMF) projecting near double-digit progress for the Indian financial system in FY’22 is more likely to enhance buyer sentiments on the whole and the two-wheeler sector specifically. The slew of latest measures introduced by the Authorities must also assist speed up restoration and help core sectors to rebound quick, the corporate added.